Latina celebrity philanthropists are at the forefront of building better communities and helping those in need. An array of Latina celebrities are making their mark and laying the foundation for a better world through various causes they support and participate in.
Below are eight Latinas trailblazing through various philanthropic efforts and making a difference one cause at a time.
Eva Longoria Bastón
This Texas sweetheart has not only carved a name for herself in Hollywood, but she is making great strides in the philanthropic world. In 2012 she founded the Eva Longoria Foundation to “help Latinas build better futures for themselves and their families through education and entrepreneurship,” shares her foundation. She’s also very active in various other causes such as Eva’s Heroes, a non-profit in San Antonio she co-founded that serves the needs of disabled children. Additionally, she serves as a spokesperson for Padres Contra el Cancer. Recently, she was on an episode of Family Feud where she raised $25,000 for the organization.